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Name Released in Pennington County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, May 15, 2017

CONTACT: Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer, 605-773-6196


Name Released in Pennington County Fatal Crash


What:     Motorcycle Crash

Where:   Interstate 90, Exit 61

                Box Elder city limits

When:    5:38 p.m., Friday, May 12, 2017


Driver No. 1:  Randall Davis, 76, Hermosa, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: Harley Davidson FLD


BOX ELDER, S.D. – A Hermosa, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died in a motorcycle crash Friday afternoon in Box Elder.


Randall Davis, 76, was driving a Harley Davidson FLD motorcycle north on Elk Vale Road and turned east onto the Interstate 90 exit 61 on-ramp. He failed to negotiate the curve and struck the curb.


Davis, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown from the motorcycle. He was taken to a Rapid City hospital where he later died.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office, Box Elder Police Department, Box Elder Fire Department and Rapid City Fire Department.


An approximate location on the crash can be found here: BOX ELDER CRASH.


The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.




Note: Records of state-reportable crashes are now available at http://www.safesd.gov/  Records should be available about 10 days after the investigation is complete.